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State of the States

State of the States A daunting 47 new anti-choice restrictions were enacted in the U.S. this year. Advocates are pushing back by advancing proactive laws that protect women’s health. With the recent clinic attack in [...]

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They Almost Killed Me

They Almost Killed Me A Salvadoran woman testifies about the abuse she suffered in jail after being imprisoned for having a miscarriage. And the Center fights back. When Cristina Quintanilla spoke into the microphone at [...]

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Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Stop the Deception

Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Stop the Deception Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on a segment of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry show to debate the continued public funding of “crisis pregnancy centers”—phony [...]

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Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women

Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women Undocumented women in Texas often do not seek needed health care for fear of being stopped at checkpoints, while others are refused care due to their undocumented status. But in [...]

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A Crucial Option

A Crucial Option Medication abortion is safe, legal, and capable of revolutionizing reproductive health care. American women have been using legal medication abortion—an early abortion method that involves taking oral medication rather than having a [...]

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Black Mamas Matter

African American women are nearly four times more likely to die in childbirth than white women. Without healthy black mothers, there cannot be healthy black families and communities. “I was hurting so bad I didn't [...]

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Trends to Watch

Trends to Watch It’s mid-2015. Do you know where your reproductive rights are? A new briefing explains. In just the first six months of 2015, three separate anti-choice bills arrived on the desk of Montana [...]

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A Vision of Health

A Vision of Health Many of the nation’s top reproductive rights voices convened in Washington, DC, to nourish our shared vision of reproductive health policy for the future. The audience clusters attentively around her as [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

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Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants The following was published in the Austin American Statesman on Tuesday, May 26: My name is Vero Higareda. I am 21 years old. I am an immigrant Latina. [...]

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Spring Webinar Series with LSRJ, the Center for Reproductive Rights & Ipas: Register Here!

Spring Webinar Series with LSRJ, the Center for Reproductive Rights & Ipas: Register Here! Join us on Monday, April 20th at 7pm EST for “Human Rights at Home and Abroad.” During this presentation, our speakers [...]

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Texas Latinas Rising

A human rights hearing in Texas gave voice to the thousands of Latinas on the border whose health and rights are in jeopardy. On Monday, March 9, 2015, the forecast for the Lower Rio Grande [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.